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Wind Turbines and the Planning System

Generating energy from renewable sources is good for the environment and good for your pocket as a householder.  But if you are thinking of installing a wind turbine do you need planning permission or not? To find out if you do read on, or call Claire on 01282 872570. Within The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (England) Order 2011 Part 40 relating to the “Installation of Domestic Microgeneration Equipment” includes Class H and I which relate to the installation of wind turbines within the curtilage of a dwelling house. Class H gives householders “permitted development rights” to install wind turbines on houses without planning permission in some instances.  There are 12 criteria and 4 conditions which the installation has … Continue reading

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